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TAG : December 2018/January 2019

Looking for an Ohlsson & Rice Tiny Tiger Generator Part

Photo by Tyler DanielsReader Tyler Daniels writes in asking for help sourcing a carburetor diaphragm for his Model 300 Ohlsson & Rice Tiny Tiger generator. “It would run fine if it had a new carburetor diaphragm,” Tyler writes. “I’m requesting information on this engine, and any ...

Blueprints for an Ironwood Engine

Photo by Bob JohnsonReader Bob Johnson contacted us asking about acquiring drawings for or access to an Ironwood engine so he can make his own drawings of the engine. Ironwood engines were built as a course project by students at Roosevelt High School in Ironwood, Michigan, between ...

Inspiring New Engine Collectors

One of the biggest issues facing the future of the old iron hobby is the simple question, “Who is going to carry the torch?” In the earliest days of the hobby, almost everyone came from a rural or farm background. Further, almost everyone had a direct, personal connection to the machinery ...

What Engine for Clutch Pulley?

Photo by Ray FisherReader Ray Fisher sends in photos of parts from a clutch pulley he’s come across, asking if anyone might know what engine it was designed to fit. Ray notes that it came in a box of parts accompanying a small Fairbanks-Morse engine. If anyone has information, please contact ...

Did Fairbanks-Morse Ever Make a 17 hp Z?

Photo by Cristy MillerReader Cristy Miller, Nappanee, Indiana, has come into possession of a very interesting 17 hp Fairbanks-Morse Z, and he’s hoping to learn more about it as it’s not an engine Fairbanks-Morse ever cataloged, nor does it appear in any available literature. Cristy ...

Unidentified Estate Sale Engine

 Photo by Dale RieppelDale Rieppel bought this engine at an estate sale one block from his house. “What caught my attention was the Fairbanks magneto on the engine,” Dale says, adding, “My grandson Keegan Murphy and I restored it and got it running. We take it to shows and pump water ...

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